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    Patek Philippe Early Enamel & Gold Pocket Watch, circa 1856
    Case: No. 12224, 18k, hunters case, front and back ornamented with blue enamel, engraved floral surround, blank gold scroll frame on the front center, gold cuvette engraved " Made for Jones Shreve Brown & Co. Boston, Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve", 42 mm diameter
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, black minute track, blue steel moon hands
    Movement: No. 12224, 16 lignes, gilt bridge with steel pallet fork bridge, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement with moustache pallet fork, bi-metallic compensated balance, key wind and key set
    Signed: gold cuvette signed Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve

    Note: This lot is accompanied by the Extract from the Archives which states the date of manufacture as 1856 and the date of sale as July 8th, 1858. The watch is in a satin and leather fitted original box.


    Condition Report*: Type: Patek Philippe Early Enamel & Gold Pocket Watch
    Model: key wind, key set
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, black minute track
    Hands; blue steel moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 60.1
    Case No: 12224
    Case Info: hunter, blue enamel both sides, engraved borders
    Case Width: 42 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt bridge, 16 lignes, No. 12224, 15 jewels, straight line lever with moustache pallet, steel escape wheel, steel pallet fork bridge, compensated bi-metallic balance, key wind and set
    Circa: 1856
    Condition: movement is very very good, dial is superb, case good but enameled areas have scratches, box has a tear
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